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For mums who know the right questions to ask.

Some mums just probe to the heart of the matter. Analytical and curious, they have a talent for unpicking a thread and asking just the right questions. These books are for the mums who dig for the story beneath the story.

  • An unsolved murder takes one of Australia’s foremost writers of non-fiction into the 1930s Bohemian demi-monde, exploring the fate of a talented young woman trying to make her way in that artistic, sexualised, ‘liberated’ world.

  • A new historical novel packed full of spies, love, betrayal and secrets

  • A devastating flood on the Hawkesbury almost wipes out the young colony, bringing to the surface many secrets and desires in this masterpiece of historical fiction

  • Unpolished Gem with a touch of Stasiland: a funny, dark and tender memoir about growing up between the lunacy of Yugoslavia’s civil war and suburban Australia.

  • 'There is no stopping Candice Fox . . . This is terrific crime writing with characters you'll be happy to read about again' Herald Sun

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